Five Feet Apart Reviews

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May 21, 2020
I hated this movie.
May 21, 2020
It wasn't an enjoyable watch.
November 22, 2019
Ask any high school teacher - or, for that matter, any high schooler - and they'll tell you the surest way to get two teenagers to fall in love is to tell them they can't see each other.
September 23, 2019
There's a million books like this and a million movies like this, where people are beautiful -- but they're sick!
September 16, 2019
Despite its best efforts including those from Haley Lu Richardson with a brilliant performance, the film inevitably begins to sink. [Full Review in Spanish]
July 29, 2019
Ultimately, Five Feet Apart was peak emotional manipulation...but, like, it worked.
June 19, 2019
If a little too much of the dialogue sounds like a teenage inspirational instagram post, then at least the film knows its target audience
May 6, 2019
There are parts that are very Hallmark movie and schmaltzy. And yet you do end up being swept along with the emotions in it because the acting is so note-perfect.
May 1, 2019
If you're expecting anything remotely deep or intelligent, you best stay clear as this sick-lit, doomed romancer delights in the bittersweet to the point of overindulgence
April 30, 2019
The latest terminal teenager love story, keeps it's distance from originality.
April 27, 2019
Directed with manipulative precision by Justin Baldoni, the film fashions its doomed romance drama with an emphasis on hope and how being denied a future can serve to strengthen one's resolve to have one.
April 9, 2019
The problem with Five Feet Apart is that it chooses to focus on the weakest narrative - a dull, sappy romance that is heavy on melodrama and light on realism.
April 8, 2019
Sure, it's sappy and maybe the storyline is overplayed, but this film hits you in that squishy place where your emotions live.
April 8, 2019
A nauseatingly shallow look at a life-shortening genetic disorder and never rises above being a banal teen drama.v
April 7, 2019
It becomes clear early on that Five Feet Apart benefits substantially from the almost unreasonably charismatic work of its two stars...
April 7, 2019
[A] treacly teen romancer... has all the compelling poignancy of a broken charm bracelet...wrapped around in the sweetness and sacrificial sorrow of its corny convictions
April 6, 2019
It may not be as successful (or good) as The Fault in Our Stars, but this still delivers a decent movie through all of the convention and its formulaic narrative.
April 5, 2019
The plot is believable - right up to the heart-in-the-mouth turns near the end - and the dialogue sounds real. That is a good start in any movie, but in this case it powers on from there because of the A-grade performances of the two young leads.
April 1, 2019
The spiritual takeaway here, for our modern understanding, is that if you could never touch the one(s) you love, the pain of that would take over your whole life. So have gratitude that you can just reach out any time you like, and touch your loved ones.
March 30, 2019
Five Feet Apart feels like a movie that's somewhat out of place, searching for an audience that won't quite be found.
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